Cole Schisler

September is Community Foundations Month in B.C.

Initiative aims to educate people about what community foundations do

Mrs. Warren’s Profession a delightful comedic romp

Chemainus Theatre Festival did not disappoint with their production of Mrs. Warren’s Profession

Do surveys and referendums work for our democracy?

Direct democracy in the form of surveys and referendum is at odds with western liberal democracy

Island Good program successfully growing sales of Island products

16 per cent jump in sales from March-September 2018 compared to the same period in 2017

What exactly counts as distracted driving in B.C.?

Police are cracking down on drivers who just can’t take their eyes off their phones

B.C. Girl Guides to get same school credit as boys’ groups thanks to Vancouver Island girl

Ladysmith Pathfinder Kylar Tennart advocated for changes to the B.C. external credit program

Girl, 12, gets B.C. government to give Girl Guides same school credits as boys’ groups

Ladysmith Pathfinder Kylar Tennart advocated for changes to the B.C. external credit program

Pamela Anderson returns home to enjoy ‘peace and solitude’ of Ladysmith

Star says “the best is yet to come” in exclusive Q&A from her Vancouver Island hometown

Arts on the Avenue lights up downtown Ladysmith

First Avenue will have a weekend full of arts on display Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon

Excavators help cute kid who copied their dig with his toys stay “safe at work”

Carson Carnegie wakes up at 7:00 am every morning to watch construction work on his street

Experts cooking up small-scale Vancouver Island training centre for artisan bakers

Each of the instructors at Seraphina’s Oven is red seal certified with years of teaching experience

Editorial: We’re overshooting our capacity at a greater rate than ever

July 29 earliest Earth overshoot day in history, Canada’s overshoot day is even earlier

Province cracks down on second Victoria Trees Cannabis location, all to close today

Employees terminated, cannabis seized at all locations of popular cannabis dispensary

Nanaimo MLA Sheila Malcolmson tours Ladysmith waters as part of NDP marine debris consultation

The B.C. NDP recently announced a public consultation on how to tackle the issue of marine debris

The road to ruin: dealing with Vancouver Island’s dirty little trash secret

Ongoing illegal dumping problem near Ladysmith symbolic of a bigger issue

Ladysmith RCMP apprehend increasing numbers of impaired drivers

The increase in apprehensions is directly related to the RCMP’s new practices

Island beekeeper wants more responsible pesticide use

Two pesticide events in two months has beekeeper asking Islanders to take care

Being a pot dealer is not what it used to be

Sunday Big Read: the business of selling marijuana in B.C. is a slow bureaucratic slog

Retiring Vancouver Island University president reflects on more of a decade of leadership

Ralph Nilson has been president of VIU since the change from Malaspina University College in 2007.

Mother of airlifted Ladysmith child asks for continued prayers and support

BC Emergency Health Services confirmed the child was transported to a hospital in the Lower Mainland